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I Didn’t Shun Police Invitation Before Being Declared Wanted – UK-based Blogger, Adeyinka

Dorcas Adeyinka, the UK based Nigerian blogger who was declared wanted by the police has stated that she did not shun the invitation from...

Police Detain NATCOM Director-General, Adejare Adegbenro In Abuja For Alleged Fraud, Impersonation

The Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) of the Nigeria Police Force has reportedly arrested Adejare Adegbenro, the Director-General of the National Commission against...

Don’t Say What You Can’t Defend, It Could Be Criminal – Police Issues Warning To Social Media Users Who Talk Carelessly

ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, has issued a stern warning to Nigerians talking carelessly and sarcastically on social media. He...

We Don’t Torture Again, That Era Is Gone- Nigeria Police

The Nigeria Police Force announced that its officers will cease the practice of torturing suspects upon their arrest and detention. The Force Public Relations Officer,...

Crossdressing Is Not A Crime In Nigeria – ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi Explains Why Police Can’t Arrest Bobrisky, James Brown, Other Crossdressers

Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has opened up on why the police are yet to arrest crossdressers like Bobrisky, Jay...

Anambra Female Lawyer Who Brutalised Her Maid To Face Trial For Attempted Murder

The Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) of the Nigeria Police Force has announced its intention to charge Barrister Adachukwu Helen Okafor, the Anambra lawyer who...

Police Seal NLC Lagos Office Ahead of Tomorrow’s Planned Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress office in Lagos has been sealed by the Nigeria Police Force ahead tomorrow's planned nationwide protest against hunger and hardship...

Police Arrest Officer For N30m Extortion In Abuja

Some operatives attached to the Special Tactical Squad of the Nigeria Police Force in Abuja have been arrested for extorting N30 million from a...

Naira Tumbles Further, Sells For N1900 Against Dollar – Pound N2250 Despite FG’s Clampdown On Speculators

Despite the federal government's crackdown on foreign exchange market speculators, Nigeria's economic woes persist as the naira faces a decline in the parallel market. On...

“Stabilise The Forex Market” – NSA Orders Clampdown On Forex Speculators

The National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, has ordered the Nigeria Police Force, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Nigeria Customs Service and the...

Tinted Glasses Contributing To Kidnapping In Nigeria – Police

Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has disclosed that kidnappings have increased in the country as the criminal elements use unlicensed tinted...

Photographer Caught With Human Skull In Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command confirmed the arrest of a man, Franklin Akinyosoye, for being in possession of a human skull in Ondo town,...

Just In: Mob Beats Lagos Policeman To Stupor For Pushing Man Crushed By BRT

A mob has beaten a yet-to-be-identified policeman to a stupor after a man identified simply as Yusuf got rammed by a BRT bus from...

Unknown Gunmen Kill Two Police Officers’ Sons And Injure Wife In Jigawa State

The gunmen numbering about twenty on Wednesday invaded the community at about 2:00 am carrying dangerous weapons, entered houses, and robbed residents. “They entered into...

Imo: One Suspected Robber Killed, Two Arrested In Gun Duel With Police

A suspected member of a dreaded armed robbery gang on Saturday met his Waterloo during a shoot-out with police operatives in Owerri, the capital...

Gunmen Kill Cop, Cart Away Rifle In Ughelli

Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen, suspected to be cultists, have killed a police officer in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, leaving the...

17-Year-Old Girl Lures Man From Lagos To Osun, Robs Him Of N1.5M

Osun State Police Command has arrested a female teenager, 17-year-old Ahiante Victory Ehiremen, and two others, Ariyo Ayobami, aged 32, and Adeleke Opeyemi, aged...

Police Arrest 26 IPOB Sit-At-Home Enforcers In Imo

The Imo State Police Command has announced the arrest of 26 sit-at-home enforcers suspected of belonging to the banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The...

Lady Trapped Armed Robber With S@x During Operation

A 20-year-old suspected armed robber, Gafar Odusoya, has been arrested in Lagos State after a lady allegedly trapped him with sex in her room during...

Police Service Commission Demotes Commissioner Of Police For Abuse Of Office

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has demoted a commissioner of police over alleged abuse of office. The identity of the affected commissioner was not divulged. The...

IGP Disbands Edo Tactical Team For Running Police Vehicle Over Resident

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has ordered the disbandment of the Edo State tactical team, who ran over a resident with their...

Police Declare Man Wanted Over Homosexuality

The Nigeria Police Force have declared a Nigeria Mr. John Smith (height 16.03 brown eyes) who lived at Osauyi Street off boundary road Iyowa...

Akwa Ibom: Police Parade Father Over Murder Of Only son

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Friday paraded one Aniekan James, a native of Ikot Ndot village in Ukanafun Local Government of the...

Ekpoma Police Lawlessness: IGP Orders Erring Cop To Report To Force Headquarters, Abuja

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has ordered the policeman who ran a vehicle over a citizen at Ekpoma in Edo...

Disgusting! – Police PRO Reacts To Video Of 7 Officers Escorting Cow

The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has reacted to a viral video showing at least seven policemen escorting a yet-to-be-identified...

Imo Residents Flee As Security Officials Search For IPOB Members

Indigenes of Amucha in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State are presently on the run as security agencies invade the community in search...

Deployment Of Policemen To VIPs Will Be Reviewed — Force PRO

The Police Force Public Relations Officer, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has said that the deployment of policemen to individuals will be “reviewed and regularised”. This was...

Imo Police Officer Faces Trial For Extortion Of N350,000

Imo Police Commissioner Mohammed Ahmed Barde has said an officer who allegedly extorted N350, 000 from a resident is facing trial. Fielding questions, in an...

IGP Egbetokun Reacts To Demise Of Ogun Amotekun Commander, Akinremi

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has reacted to the death of the Ogun State Amotekun Commander, David Akinremi. Akinremi died on Sunday due...

Police Rescue Two Victims Of Armed Attacks In Delta, Recover Gun

The Divisional Police Officer, Agbor Division, CSP Idris Haruna, has led an operation to rescue two victims of robbery along Uromi junction in Agbor,...

Stranded Travellers Robbed On Benin-Akure Expressway

Robbers have attacked several travellers stranded on the Benin-Akure highway and the Ipele/Idoani/Isua/Kabba Expressway in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. Many of the...

Stop Doing Domestic Jobs For Politicians – Police Warn Personnel

Osun State Police Command has again reiterated that personnel attached to government officials are meant for protection of lives and properties and not as...

Imo Police Nab Five Notorious Robbery Suspects

Operatives of the Imo Police Command have arrested five notorious armed robbery suspects terrorizing Owerri and its environs. ASP Henry Okoye, the command’s spokesman, disclosed...

Rivers Police Arrest Two Officers For Extortion

Two police officers said to be detectives of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of the Rivers Police Command have been arrested and...

Police Deploy Personnel To Troubled Plateau LGAs

As part of the efforts by the Plateau State Police Command to arrest the killing and wonton destruction of properties by gunmen, the State...

Lagos Police Arrest Dismissed Corporal Impersonating Inspector

Police in Lagos State have arrested a dismissed corporal allegedly impersonating a serving Inspector of Police. According to the Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, on...

Nigeria Police Approves Redeployment Of 3 DIGs, 17 AIGs

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba has approved the redeployment of three Deputy Inspector-Generals and 17 Assistant Inspector-Generals. Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa...

Court Orders IG, AIG’s Arrest For Contempt

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the arrest of the Inspector General of Police, Mr Usman Alkali, and the Force Secretary,...

Zamfara: Police Officers Invade Ex-Gov Matawalle’s House – Fani-Kayode

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised an alarm over the invasion of the home of the immediate past...

Police Arraign Man For Allegedly Stealing N150,000, Assaulting Woman

The Police on Thursday arraigned a trader, Gabriel Okoro, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly assaulting a woman. Okoro, 29, resident of...

Nasarawa Assembly Complex Sealed Off By Police

The police have sealed off the Nasarawa House of Assembly Complex to avert a breakdown of law and order following the emergence of two...

Police nab PoS robbery suspect in Delta

Police Command in Delta has arrested a member of a Point of Sales (PoS) armed robbery gang at Ethiope West Local Government Area of...

Police Launch Investigation Into Death Of 70-Year-Old

The Ondo State Police Command, has on Friday commenced an investigation into the death of a woman, Alhaja Kadijat Falekulo. The 70-year-old was reportedly killed...

Troops Kill Three Terrorists, Recover Weapons in Kaduna

Nigerian Army troops, Operation Forest Sanity have killed three terrorists and recovered arms and ammunition in Kaduna State. The operation took place on Thursday, June...

IGP Approves Promotion Of 31,465 Police Officers

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the promotion of 31,465 personnel, consisting of 24,991 sergeants to inspector, 194 corporals to...

I Know 3 Nigerian Celebrities Charged With Felony – Seun Kuti

Nigerian afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti has described his recent case on a police officer as a misdemeanour charge. The singer stated this during an Instagram...

Police Launch Manhunt Over Rape Of 12-Year-Old Hawker In Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said it had launched a manhunt for a middle-aged man who allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl, in...

Kidnapped Catholic Priest Regains Freedom In Imo

A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Mathias Opara, who was kidnapped by gunmen last Friday in Imo State has regained freedom. The News Agency of Nigeria...

She Seduced Me – 65-Year-Old Defiles 9-Year-Old Girl

A 65-year-old man, Danladi Wari has been arrested for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl as he blamed the act on the minor. Confessing his act...

Police React To Armed Robbers Carting Away Bag Filled With Dollars

The Ogun State Police Command have launched a manhunt for the four-man gang who allegedly intercepted a businessman and carted away the sum of...

Police Arrest Car Robbers In Jigawa

The Jigawa State Police Command has said its operatives have arrested two car robbers that have been terrorising the state. Spokesman of the command, DSP....

Anambra CP Orders Investigation Into Viral Video Of Policemen Collecting Bribe

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Echeng Echeng has ordered investigation into a video of a policeman seen at a checkpoint collecting...

Armed Robbers Cart Away ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ Bags Filled With Dollars

A four-man armed robbery gang stormed the Oke-Sokori area of Abeokuta on Friday carting away two Ghana-Must-Go bags reportedly filled with dollar notes. DAILY POST...

Inauguration Day: Police Issue Stern Warning To Miscreants

Plateau State Police Command has issued a stern warning to miscreants planning to disrupt the inauguration ceremony to steer clear or face the full...

Seun Kuti’s Trial Adjourned To Wednesday

Justice Adeola Olatubosun of the Chief Magistrates Court in Yaba, Lagos State, has reportedly adjourned the trial of Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, to Wednesday,...

Plateau Youths Call For Self Defense Over Incessant Killings

The Plateau State Youth Council (PYC), on Monday, called on the citizens to urgently defend themselves against continuous attacks and killings in various villages...

Resign If You Can’t Stop Extortion – Senator-Elect, Nwaebonyi To IGP

The Senator-elect representing Ebonyi North senatorial zone, Onyekachi Nwaebonyi has, on Sunday said that the 10th National Assembly will summon the Inspector General of...

Vigilante Killed By Herdsmen In Delta

SUSPECTED herdsmen, weekend, reportedly killed a member of a vigilante team at Umutu community, Ukwuani Local Government Area, Delta State, inflicting gunshot injuries on...

Plateau Farmers Are Killed By Herders For Refusing To Graze

Suspected Fulani herders attacked some farmers in Kwi community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, in the early hours of Sunday morning and...

5 People Were Killed And Millions Of Nairas Of Property Was Destroyed In The Attack In Awgbu – PG

FIVE persons from Awgbu, Orumba North local government area of Anambra State were killed and property valued at over N10 million was lost during...

I Attempted Killing My Neighbour’s Daughter With Knife

A Jealous housewife and mother of eight identified as Fatima Salisu has on Friday confessed how she bought an N300 knife and attempted to...

Two Dead As Police Engage Kidnappers In Gun Duel

At least two suspected kidnappers have been killed by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command following a gun battle with the assailants. DAILY POST...

Seun Kuti Crowned ‘General Overseer’ By Inmates

Embattled Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, who is being remanded at the State Criminal, Investigations and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos following an extended...

Police Treating Seun Kuti’s Case Like ‘National Emergency’ – Legal Team

The legal counsel of remanded Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, has accused the police of creating a 'national emergency' of the whole issue. The lawyers, in...

14-Year-Old Docked For Stabbing Neighbour To Death Over Girlfriend

A 14-year-old boy, Marvelous Asefon, who allegedly stabbed his 17-year-old neighbour, Sunday Ogele, to death over his girlfriend, has been arraigned before an Akure...

US Mission Staff Kidnapped In Anambra Rescued By Police

Security operatives have rescued two members of staff of the United States Consulate in Nigeria, who were kidnapped during the attack on their convoy...

Islamic Teacher Sexually Assaults 6-Year-Old Pupil

An Islamic teacher, Mosediq Toheeb, 24, was remanded by a Yaba Chief Magistrates' Court on Wednesday for sexually assaulting a six-year-old pupil at a...

Court Extends Seun Kuti’s Remand By Four Days

A Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday has extended the remand of Seun Kuti, the son of Afrobeats pioneer, Fela Kuti in...

Gunmen Sew Police, Military Uniforms In Anambra For Operations

Gunmen terrorizing communities in Anambra State have taken their operations further by sewing both Police and Nigerian military uniforms inside bushes. Security operatives, who invaded...

Bank security Chief Shot As Suspected IPOB Members Enforce Sit-At-Home In Anambra

A Chief Security Officer (CSO) in one of the commercial banks in Nkwo market, ihiala, Anambra State on Tuesday sustained a gunshot injury during...

72 Suspects Arrested In Katsina for Snatching Mobile Phones

The Police Command in Katsina State says it has arrested 72 suspected mobile phone snatchers and miscreants, locally known as Kauraye, operating in Katsina, the...

Police Arrest 27 Suspected Criminals In Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested 27 suspected criminals in its push to sustain community policing strategy in the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP...

Mob Kills two suspected motorcycle thieves in Ibadan

Angry mob, in the early hours of Tuesday, set ablaze two yet-to-be-identified individuals who were said to be suspected armed robbers, at Popo bridge,...

Police Begin Manhunt For Son Who Stabbed Mother To Death In Kano

A manhunt order has been passed by the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Usaini, for Ibrahim Musa, the 22-year-old who allegedly stabbed his...

Son Stabbed Mother To Death In Kano

Tragedy struck on Wednesday evening in Karshen Kwalta, Rimin Kebe quarters in Ungoggo Local Government Area of Kano State, when a teenager identified as...

Adamawa: Police Arrest Suspended REC, Hudu Yunusa

The Nigerian Police has confirmed the arrest of suspended Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Hudu Yunusa Ari. He was arrested alongside others and currently being...

Police Apprehend IPOB Members Responsible For Killings In Imo

Officers of the Nigerian Police Force have arrested nine members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) responsible for killings in Imo State. The arrest...

18-Year Old Paraded For Killing His Father

The Oyo state police command has paraded an 18-year-old teenager accused of killing his father while he slept. The youth was paraded alongside other suspected...

Couple Plans Self-Kidnap, Demands N5m Ransom — Police

The Police Command in Lagos State says it has arrested a couple (name withheld) over alleged self-kidnap for N5 million ransom. The command’s spokesperson, SP...

Police, Kidnappers In Gun Battle As 2 Rescued In Delta

Police operatives in Delta State have intercepted and engaged a four-man gang suspected kidnappers in a gun duel at the ECN junction, Agbarho/Ughelli Road,...

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